[LMB] late-series copy-editing/copyediting/copy editing

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Fri Sep 18 14:38:14 BST 2015


> On Sep 18, 2015, at 7:25 AM, Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:
> 
> And the arguments when a newscaster tries to pronounce Spanish names correctly and is called down for pretentiousness or for "not speaking English." But then, town and city names from the foreign are an endless source of amusement. Have any of you ever been to MAA-Drid? (Cute little ex-ghost-town in the mountains north of Albuquerque.) 

Yes.    And I’ve been to Ne-vay-da (but the state isn’t pronounced the Spanish way either).    The city of Pueblo, CO has old timers who pronounce it in an Anglicized way, but that is dying out.


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